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Walter Olkewicz – Jacques Renault on ‘Twin Peaks’ – dead at 72

One in every of Walter Olkewicz’s most memorable roles was as Kramer’s cable man on an episode of ‘Seinfeld.’

Actor Walter Olkewicz, best recognized for roles on “Grace Beneath Fireplace,” “Twin Peaks” and “Seinfeld,” has died, in response to quite a lot of opinions. He was 72.

USA TODAY reported Olkewicz died Tuesday in his dwelling near Los Angeles after an prolonged illness.

“He was an excellent man who pushed his love for creativity and the humanities into every little thing he did,” his son, Zak, suggested USA TODAY of his father.

Olkewicz was born Might 14, 1948, in Bayonne, New Jersey. His profession began inside the 1976 science-fiction film “Futureworld.”

His roles included bartender Jacques Renault on “Twin Peaks,” as oil refinery worker Dougie Boudreau on “Grace Beneath Fireplace” and a memorable customer perform as Nick the cable man on a 1996 episode of “Seinfeld.” Different roles included Tiny McGee on “Who’s The Boss?” and Walter Plimp on “Night time Courtroom.”

Except these and a few others, Olkewicz was largely a character actor, exhibiting in customer star roles on quite a lot of television reveals and movies.

The Hollywood Reporter said Olkewicz is survived by his son, Zac, daughter-in-law, Katrina Rennells and grandchildren Sadie and Declan (*72*).

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